West Virginia reports 1,012 new COVID-19 cases, 74 more deaths

Coronavirus in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK)—According to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), there are currently 8,469 active COVID-19 cases statewide.

74 more deaths have also been reported since Tuesday, bringing the total number of COVID-19-related deaths to 4,219.

DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 48-year old female from Mineral County, a 49-year old female from Logan County, a 45-year old male from Cabell County, an 83-year old male from Upshur County, a 62-year old female from Upshur County, a 65-year old female from Brooke County, a 52-year old female from Marshall County, a 70-year old female from Monongalia County, a 43-year old male from Lewis County, a 52-year old male from Fayette County, a 90-year old male from Randolph County, a 65-year old male from Putnam County, a 76-year old male from Grant County, a 41-year old male from Kanawha County, a 28-year old male from Kanawha County, a 79-year old female from Fayette County, a 56-year old male from Jefferson County, a 69-year old male from Preston County, a 62-year old female from Monongalia County, a 92-year old male from Tucker County, a 65-year old male from Berkeley County, a 72-year old female from Fayette County, a 52-year old male from Wood County, a 103-year old female from Fayette County, an 83-year old male from Raleigh County, a 61-year old female from Greenbrier County, a 92-year old female from Nicholas County, a 92-year old female from Hancock County, an 80-year old female from Wood County, a 50-year old male from Jackson County, a 54-year old male from Jackson County, a 21-year old male from Jackson County, an 86-year old female from Tucker County, a 34-year old female from Lewis County, a 70-year old female from Kanawha County, a 74-year old female from Wood County, an 80-year old female from Marshall County, a 62-year old female from Jefferson County, a 56-year old male from Kanawha County, a 65-year old female from Upshur County, a 69-year old female from Marion County, a 72-year old female from Marion County, a 56-year old female from Wood County, a 44-year old female from Mason County, an 85-year old male from Wood County, a 68-year old male from Monongalia County, an 84-year old male from Preston County, a 71-year old male from Braxton County, a 52-year old male from Greenbrier County, a 54-year old female from Hancock County, a 51-year old female from Marshall County, and a 72-year old male from Wayne County.

Included in the total deaths reported on the dashboard as a result of the Bureau for Public Health’s continuing data reconciliation with the official death certificate are a 67-year old male from Upshur County, a 79-year old female from Kanawha County, a 97-year old female from Wayne County, an 80-year old male from Ohio County, a 73-year old female from Cabell County, an 82-year old male from Marshall County, a 49-year old female from Cabell County, a 43-year old female from Marion County, a 39-year old male from Hardy County, a 49-year old male from Randolph County, a 62-year old male from Barbour County, an 80-year old male from Clay County, a 33-year old female from Harrison County, a 66-year old female from Braxton County, a 97-year old female from McDowell County, a 91-year old female from Jefferson County, a 94-year old female from Monongalia County, a 56-year old female from McDowell County, a 63-year old male from Mingo County, an 89-year old male from Brooke County, a 93-year old male from Nicholas County, and a 66-year old male from Boone County. Most of these deaths range from August 2021 through October 2021, with one death from December 2020 and one from January 2021.

“We offer our deepest sympathy as the state grieves more deaths,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary. “As West Virginians, we must not tire of preventive measures that ensure the health and safety of all. I urge you to schedule your vaccine or booster today.”

721 people are currently hospitalized in West Virginia with COVID-19. 207 of them are in the ICU, and 125 of them are on ventilators.

CURRENT ACTIVE CASES PER COUNTY: Barbour (92), Berkeley (602), Boone (123), Braxton (58), Brooke (53), Cabell (372), Calhoun (43), Clay (40), Doddridge (30), Fayette (204), Gilmer (23), Grant (73), Greenbrier (131), Hampshire (94), Hancock (141), Hardy (75), Harrison (493), Jackson (148), Jefferson (181), Kanawha (790), Lewis (94), Lincoln (98), Logan (121), Marion (394), Marshall (117), Mason (91), McDowell (78), Mercer (245), Mineral (160), Mingo (146), Monongalia (488), Monroe (40), Morgan (65), Nicholas (206), Ohio (146), Pendleton (15), Pleasants (27), Pocahontas (27), Preston (196), Putnam (284), Raleigh (386), Randolph (76), Ritchie (52), Roane (75), Summers (29), Taylor (75), Tucker (29), Tyler (22), Upshur (124), Wayne (142), Webster (46), Wetzel (68), Wirt (44), Wood (372), Wyoming (125).

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